Defence

The hospital ready for its first @casualty'. Picture: Cpl Andy Reddy.

Army medics train at RAF Sculthorpe, parachuting hospital out of a plane

Defence sources have given a rare glimpse into what goes on at RAF Sculthorpe, after Army medics parachuted a field hospital into action for the first time in more than a decade.

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File photo of members of British 45 Commando Mortar Troop leaving Camp Taylor Forward Operating Base (FOB) in the south east region of Afghanistan. Photo: PA Wire

Poll: Should the British Army slash its top brass?

The Army’s top brass could be slashed under sweeping plans to reform the service at the senior level, it emerged on Saturday.

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Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment on patrol in Nad-e Ali during a previous tour in 2012. Pic by Chris Hill

Royal Anglian Regiment to return to Afghanistan

Hundreds of soldiers from across our region are poised to return to Afghanistan to help boost security in a region which has seen some of the bloodiest fighting in years.

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The re-role RAF Marham's II (AC) Squadron from Tornado to a Typhoon - Tornado squadron, which is now called 12 (B) Squadron - Wing Commander Thomas takes over her new post. Picture: Matthew Usher.

RAF appoints first female commander of bomber squadron based at Marham

The RAF’s first female commander of a bomber squadron, is set to lead airstrikes against the Islamic State.

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West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock

RAF Mildenhall: West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock to head group looking for new uses for USAF base

West Suffolk MP and government minister Matt Hancock is to head a new working party looking at possible new uses for the RAF Mildenhall site after the USAF pulls out in 2019.

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